Real Talk

It’s true, Monday is overrated. Although making a connection with a client or your boss through sports is not.


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The Last Night’s Game Team


A Monday is still a Monday. Yesterday was “The People’s Sunday,” a day off for everyone at Wimbledon. They’re back at it today, which is known as “Manic Monday,” where everyone who is still in the tournament plays including favorites Roger Federer and Serena Williams.  Over the weekend, Williams revealed she missed her daughter’s first steps because she was training for Wimbledon. REAL TALK



The Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB – Major League Baseball) saluted a hero dog whose story went viral. Todd saved his owner from a rattlesnake attack by taking one on the nose. The pup received a hero’s welcome and in case you’re wondering, Todd has recovered from the bite and is as cute as could be. PICS


Sideline stat

And then there were four. The excitement of the World Cup has come to a head with the semifinals this week and the final on Sunday. France will take on Belgium on Tuesday and Wednesday brings us England vs. Croatia. A few English fans took their weekend victory over Sweden a little too far, storming and trashing an IKEA while singing their World Cup anthem, “It’s Coming Home.”  THIS IS WHY WE CAN’T HAVE NICE THINGS


Coaches’ corner

Extreme sports star and daredevil Travis Pastrana recreated three of Evel Knievel’s iconic stunts in Las Vegas yesterday, including the Caesar’s Palace fountain jump that nearly killed Knievel 50 years ago. While wearing Knievel style-attire, Pastrana nailed all the stunts like a champion and celebrated with a swim in the famed casino’s fountains. IF YOU THOUGHT YOUR WEEKEND WAS ROUGH


What to watch for

The names of the players for the MLB All-Star Game have been announced. The Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox lead the way with five players each. There’s still time to vote to complete the rosters. The game is on July 17 in Washington, D.C., home of the Washington Nationals. VOTE